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Bakkt Posts Second Largest Trading Volume; Bullish for Bitcoin
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Bakkt Posts Second Largest Trading Volume; Bullish for Bitcoin

Bakkt’s monthly futures volume surged to $10 million, the second-largest on record. The steady growth of Bakkt’s monthly futures volume may reflect the growing interest of institutional investors. In addition, the rise in volume is giving analysts more reason to be bullish on bitcoin. Bakkt’s monthly futures volume on Tuesday skyrocketed to 1,061 contracts. That…

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The Washington Post’s Fake News Doesn’t Seem to Matter
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The Washington Post’s Fake News Doesn’t Seem to Matter

A defamation lawsuit against the Washington Post has been reopened, drawing attention to the paper’s misleading account of a confrontation between a teenage Trump supporter and an activist. The paper is also defending itself against allegations that it sugarcoated the brutality of an ISIS leader in order to push an anti-Trump agenda. While political bias…

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Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig: ‘People Close to Epstein Fear He Was Murdered’
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Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig: ‘People Close to Epstein Fear He Was Murdered’

Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig said Saturday that individuals “close” to Jeffrey Epstein — the accused child sex-trafficker and millionaire investor found dead in his New York City jail cell Saturday morning — have fears that he was murdered. “People close to Epstein fear he was murdered…as Epstein told authorities someone tried to kill him in a…

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Samsung posts 55.6% drop in second-quarter profit as it copes with weak demand and a trade dispute
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Samsung posts 55.6% drop in second-quarter profit as it copes with weak demand and a trade dispute

As it forecast earlier this month, Samsung reported a steep drop in its second-quarter earnings due to lower market demand for chips and smartphones. The company said its second-quarter operating profit fell 55.6% year-over-year to 6.6 trillion won (about $5.6 billion), on consolidated revenue of 56.13 trillion won, slightly above the guidance it issued three…

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